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By Steven Salaita

In his brave publication, Israel's lifeless Soul, Steven Salaita explores the mess ups of Zionism as a political and moral discourse. He argues that endowing realms with souls is a perilous phenomenon since it privileges associations and companies instead of human beings.

Asserting that Zionism has been normalized--rendered "benign" as an ideology of "multicultural conviviality"—Salaita evaluations the concept that Zionism, as an excellent ideology, ends up in a scarcity of serious understanding of the consequences of the Israeli career in Palestinian territory and to an unquestioning popularity of Israel as an ethnocentric state.

Salaita's research goals the Anti-Defamation League, movies corresponding to Munich and Waltz with Bashir, intellectuals together with Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson, homosexual rights activists, and different public figures who mourn the decline of Israel's "soul." His pointed account indicates how liberal notions of Zionism are destructive to varied events for justice.

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